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50 cents 1978

50 cents 1978
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50 cents 1978 prices and values

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 50 cents 1978 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

50 cents 1978 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1978 - Square Jewels -----$0.50$0.60
1978 - Round Jewels -----$0.50$0.75

50 cents 1978 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1978 - Square Jewels $1.05$1.45$9.70$17.00$81.70$240-
1978 - Round Jewels $4.30$6.70$12.30$22.90$80.90$150-

50 cents 1978 PL3

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Year PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1978 - Square Jewels ---$1.30$4.20$10.00$27.50
1978 - Round Jewels ---$9.70$11.30$22.50$55.00

50 cents 1978 SP3

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Year SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1978 - Square Jewels ----$3.80$10.20$19.20
1978 - Round Jewels ----$10.50$20.00$40.80

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Errors and varieties

Square Jewels

50 cents 1978 - Square Jewels

Round Jewels

50 cents 1978 - Round jewels

Mintage

  • 50 cents 1978 - Square Jewels : 3 341 892
  • 50 cents 1978 - Round Jewels : Included

Specifications - 50 cents 1978 - Square Jewels

  • Alloy: 100% nickel
  • Weight: 8.10 grams
  • Diameter : 27.13 mm, thickness 1.93 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Walter Ott, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Arnold Machin, Walter Ott, Reverse: Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Magnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Legend

  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value by more than 2.1% since last update.
  • : Higher value by more than 2.1% since last update.

Notes

  1. The value of a 50 cents 1978 circulating coin generally concerns coins with an apparent wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a 50 cents 1978 uncirculating coin generally concerns coins without visible wear. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. PL and SP coins come from uncirculated sets. They are made with a better quality than coins destined to the circulation.
  4. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Friday, July 21, 2017

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